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The Kurupukari Crossing, Region 8

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The Kurupurari Crossing, also referred to as the Kurupurari River Crossing, is located about three hours drive from Lethem along the Lethem to Linden Trail in Region 8, Guyana, South America.

The Kurupurari Crossing refers to the location in the village of Kurupurari where the Essequibo River cuts across the trail.

Note that the name of the river is the Essequibo and not Kurupurari river as the terminology sometimes mislead people into thinking.

There is a Pontoon which ferries people across the Essequibo River at the village of Kurupurari every hour.

The locality where the Essequibo River cuts the trail at Kurupurari village together with the Pontoon which ferries people across are collectively referred to as the Kurupurari Crossing.

These beautiful photos were taken by various travelers between the years 2016 and 2021.

Amazonas Hotel Lethem – Bistro

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The Amazonas Hotel in Lethem is a great place to spend the night when traveling to Region 9, Guyana, South America. The hotel features a relaxing restaurant and bar on the third floor – which offers a panaromic view of the town of Lethem.

Learn more: The Amazonas Hotel in Lethem.

The photo above was taken by Patrick Carpen around June 2018.

Orinduik Falls – River Photo

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West of Paramakatoi in Region 8, Guyana, South America, is the magical Orinduik Falls, one of Guyana‘s most beautiful waterfalls and a major tourist attraction. This photo shows some children crossing the river near to the falls with a canoe.

Photo by Doug Spencer. All rights reserved.

Santa Fe Ranch – Rupununi Savannahs

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Santa Fe Ranch is located in the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America. It provides the opportunity for horseback riding and many other fun activities. Go to Santa Fe Ranch. Enjoy the beauty of the Rupununi Savannahs.

Photo by Doug Spencer.

The Kurupukari River Crossing – Scenes

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The Kurupukari River Crossing is where the mighty Essequibo River cuts across the Lethem – Linden Trail. Presently, there are ongoing plans to construct a bridge over the Essequibo at Kurupukari in order to facilitate smoother flow of traffic across the trail. At present, there is a ferry that crosses the river every hour from 6 AM to 6 PM. The ferry takes vehicles and passengers across the river.

The photo above was taken by Patrick Carpen around November, 2018 at Kurupukari Village, Guyana, South America.

Karasabai Village – South Pakaraimas

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Karasabai Village is an Amerindian village in Region 9, in the South Pakaraimas District of Guyana, South America. The village is inhabited by a population of about 1500 people most of whom are Amerindians of the Makushi Tribe. The main economic activity of Karasabai Village is cattle rearing and subsistence farming, however, there is also great potential for ecotourism and steps are being taken in this direction.

The photo above was taken by Patrick Carpen around January 2018.

St. Cuthbert’s Mission – Pakuri Village – Scenes

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St. Cuthbert’s Mission, also called Pakuri Village, is an Amerindian Reserve located about 50 miles off a detour of the Linden-Soesdyke Highway in Guyana, South America. The pristine environment is replete with beautiful scenery and offers a tranquil atmosphere of relaxation.

For tour guide services in visiting St. Cuthbert’s Mission, contact Miss Beverly on WhatsApp: (592) 690 0985 or call direct: (592) 652 3539.

St. Cuthbert’s Mission – Scenes

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St. Cuthbert’s Mission, also called Pakuri Village, is an Amerindian Reserve located about 50 miles off a detour of the Linden-Soesdyke Highway in Guyana, South America. The pristine environment is replete with beautiful scenery and offers a tranquil atmosphere of relaxation.

For tour guide services in visiting St. Cuthbert’s Mission, contact Miss Beverly on WhatsApp: (592) 690 0985 or call direct: (592) 652 3539.